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Resources for You to Observe the High Holidays

During these most unique High Holidays, Federation and our community partners are offering you special resources to observe the holidays and stay connected with your community.

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Guides, Activities and More | Resources for Young Families | Giving & Volunteering | Synagogue Services 

If you or someone you know is struggling, contact our partner Alpert Jewish Family Service at 561.684.1991 or visit our coronavirus resource page: jewishpalmbeach.org/coronavirus.

High Holiday Guides, Activities, Recipes and More

For Young Families

PJ Library Main High Holidays Hub

Exploring High Holidays with Young Children

Cheat Sheet to Rosh Hashanah

Holiday Guide for Interfaith Families

Giving & Volunteering Opportunities

Contributions

The pandemic is changing so much about our lives and creating significant hardships for thousands of people locally and around the world. Please consider making your contribution this Rosh Hashanah so that we can can continue to help our community through these trying times. Click here to contribute to Federation’s 2021 Annual Campaign, fueling us and our partners’ efforts to provide emergency financial assistance, career services, online access to Jewish programs and so much more.

Volunteering Project

Our partners at Alpert Jewish Family Service are collecting food for vulnerable individuals and families. Here is how it works:

  1. Collect food to donate. Food should be Kosher; currently dated/note expired, unopened, and non-perishable. Please do not include beef, chicken or pork ingredients.
  2. Once you’re ready, call 561.684.1991 and let the receptionist know you want to drop off a food donation.
  3. The receptionist will provide directions on where to bring your donation.
  4. Donation forms will be on a table at the drop-off site. The table is sanitized before and after each donation. Leave your generous food donation, and you are done!


Our community’s synagogues are offering meaningful and accessible opportunities to observe the High Holidays as we welcome a New Year.

Click here to see other upcoming virtual community events available to you.

 

Chabad Jewish Center of Royal Palm Beach

Offering indoor and outdoor services, open to community.

Click here for details and to reserve a seat. For more information, contact rabbizevis@googlemail.com.

Chabad Jewish Center of Wellington

Offering in person 2 service times for Rosh Hashanah: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Full in person services for Yom Kippur. All open to community, but limited capacity for Rosh Hashanah. Registration required.

To register, email number of men and women and time preference to rabbim@bellsouth.net.

Chabad Jewish Center of West Boynton

Offering indoor and outdoor services, open to community.

Click here to register. For more information, contact rabbi@chabadwestboynton.com

Chabad of Jupiter

In person and open to all. Reservations required.  Seating is very limited for both indoor and outdoor options.

Click here to register. For more information, contact csbarash@yahoo.com.

Congregation Anshei Sholom (West Palm Beach)

Holding in person services in sanctuary.

For tickets, call 561.684.3212. For more information, contact Rabbi Kavon at rabbikavon@gmail.com.

Gardens Jewish Experience (Palm Beach Gardens)

Services at Embassy Suites in Palm Beach Gardens are open to the public. Pre-registration is required.

To register, contact gardensje@gmail.com.

Jewish Community Synagogue Palm Beach (North Palm Beach)

Shofar in the Park on September 20 at 3:30 p.m. at Anchorage Park. All services open to the public. Click here to see a full schedule.

To register, contact shaina@jewishcommunitysynagogue.com.

Temple B’nai Jacob (Wellington)

Services offered via Zoom. Adult and kids session open to public.

To register, contact bnaijacobofwell@aol.com. For more information, contact Rabbi Matan Peled at tbjwellingtonrabbi@gmail.com.

Temple Beit HaYam (Stuart)

Streaming live with a small fee for non-members.

To register, call 772.286.1531. For more information, contact Beth Pennamacoor at bpennamacoor@tbhfl.org.

Temple Beth Am (Jupiter)

All services will be live streamed and available to community at livestream.com/templebethamjupiter.

Click here to see the full schedule. For more information, contact Danna Cohen at dcohen@templebetham.com.

Temple Beth David (Palm Beach Gardens)

Offered virtually and open to community. More info at templebethdavidfl.org.

To register, contact office@templebethdavidfl.org or 561.694.2450. For more information, contact admin@templebethdavidfl.org.

Temple Beth El  (West Palm Beach)

Virtual services.

For more information and to register, call 561.833.0339 or media@bethelwpb.com. Must register by September 10.

Temple Beth Kodesh (Boynton Beach)

Virtual services open to public.

Attend with Zoom ID 898 4231 8721; password 884863. For more information, call 561.586.9428.

Temple Beth Tikvah (Greenacres)

Online services open to community.

To register, call 561.967.3600. For more information, contact Barbara Alper at bar40ny@gmail.com.

Temple Beth Torah (Wellington)

All services virtual. Virtual membership offered to non-members for $180.

To register, call 561.793.2700. For more information, contact Meredith Hirschberg at administrator@templebethtorah.net.

Temple Israel (West Palm Beach)

Online services for members. Will be streamed live to website and Facebook.

For more information, contact Jackie Klein at jackie@temple-israel.com or call 561.833.8421.

Temple Judea (Palm Beach Gardens)

All services available virtually at gotj.org:

Erev Rosh HaShanah on 9/18 at 6:30 p.m. | Rosh HaShanah on Saturday 9/19 at 9 a.m. | 2nd Day Rosh HaShanah on 9/20 at 9:30 a.m. | Kol Nidre on 9/27 at 6:30 p.m. | Yom Kippur on 9/28: begins at 9 a.m.; The Jewish Wisdom of Yom Kippur with Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnik at 12 p.m.; Concert with Cantorial Soloist Abbie Strauss 2:00 p.m.; The Book of Jonah and Interactive Discussion with Rabbi Feivel Strauss 3:30 p.m.; Neilah at 5:30 p.m.; Sounding of the Shofar at approx. 6:30 p.m.

Non-members welcome to view for free but will need to pre-register with the temple: 561.624.4633 or morli@gotj.org.

Temple Shaarei Shalom (Boynton Beach)

Providing all members with a prayer book, honey cake and Book of Remembrance. Live streaming all services and sending personal link to use for members. Non-members may register for $150, which includes a prayerbook for each adult.

Click here to register (for non-members). For more information, contact Caryn Feldman at caryn.feldman@templeshaareishalom.com.

Temple Torat Emet (Boynton Beach)

All services will be led by Rabbi Michael D. Klein and Cantor Norman Brody. All services will be on Zoom. Click here to participate.

Erev Rosh Hashanah 9/18 at 6 p.m.; 1st Day Rosh Hashanah 9/19 at 9:30 a.m.; 2nd Night of Rosh Hashanah Mincha/Ma’ariv 9/19 at 6 p.m.;  2nd Day Rosh Hashanah 9/20 at 9:30 a.m., followed by Tashlich; Rosh Hashanah Conclusion 9/20 at 7 p.m.; Tzom Gedalia 9/21 at 8:30 a.m.; Kol Nidre 9/27 at 6:15 p.m.; Yom Kippur 9/28: services begin 9:30 a.m.; Yizkor at 11:15 a.m., Mincha at 5 p.m., Neila/Ma’ariv/Havdala at 6:30 p.m.; Erev Sukkot: 10/2 at 6 p.m.; 1st Day Sukkot/Shabbat 10/3 at 10 a.m., Mincha/Ma’ariv at 6 p.m.; 2nd day Sukkot 10/4 at 10 a.m., Mincha/Ma’ariv at 6:50 p.m.; Chol Hamoed 10/5-10/9 at 8:30 a.m.; Hoshannah Rabba 10/9 at 8:30 a.m., Erev Shabbat/Shemini Atzerit at 6 p.m.; Shemini Atzerit/Shabbat 10/10 at 9:30 a.m., Yizkor at 11 a.m., Hakafot Family-Friendly Virtual Simchat Torah Event at 6:15 p.m., Erev Simchat Torah and Mincha/Ma’ariv at 7 p.m.; Simchat Torah 10/11 at 9:30 a.m., Mincha/Ma’ariv/Havdala at 7:45 p.m.; Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 10/18 and 10/19 at 8:30 a.m.